60+ French Drinks Vocabulary to Quench Your Thirst


It was a stifling hot day in Reims, France.

All I could think about was gulping down a tall, fresh glass of ice-cold, sweet lemonade.

I walked into the first restaurant I saw and confidently ordered: “Une limonade, s’il

What Happened? How to Use the Imparfait vs. Passé Composé for Perfect Past Tense French


You just can’t escape the past.

Don’t worry, we’re not accusing you of some deep, dark secret.

We don’t know what you did last summer.

But we do know that you use the past tense all the time.

It could …

From Fantasy to Reality: 10 French Sci Fi Movies for Supernatural French Learning


What if you could learn French in a galaxy far, far, away?

If you could take your French out of this world without leaving your couch?

There are many ways to take your French to the next level.

You could …

Conjugation Without Memorization: 7 Patterns You Can Apply to Tons of French Irregular Verbs


“What do you want first,” my French teacher asked, “the good news or the bad news?”

Ugh… what complicated, arduous, burdensome grammatical concept will we have to surmount this time?

She starts with the good news.

“The vast majority of …

Level Up! 5 French Graded Readers for Learning French


Remember the excitement of leveling up to the next set of readers in grade school?

It was the best feeling: running up to the bookshelf in the school library and being able to pick from new stories in the “older …

60+ French Cognates You Can Count On (Plus Fake Ones You Can’t)


Did you know you already use French words every day?

And we’re not just talking about the obvious ones like cliché and à la carte.

We’re talking about essential, everyday vocabulary that you can pick up from English …

Be Agreeable! How to Learn French Verb Agreement by Mastering the Past Tense


Delving into the past can sometimes be painful.

Do you agree?

Fuddling through the correct conjugations for the French past tense—and all the right verb agreements—can make recalling past events even more painful.

Again, are you in agreement? Give …